Tufts Global Education

There are a wide range of academic, personal, and professional benefits to be gained through studying abroad. Many students find it is a truly transformative skill-building experience. Tufts University has been offering study abroad programs to undergraduate students for five decades. You may also choose from hundreds of approved programs run by external providers. Get started with "Study Abroad First Steps" and then come to meet with us during drop-in hours. Also join us at our info sessions to learn more about your options!

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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Jan 28, 2020

Lunch and discussion with students who have just returned from studying abroad. Topics will include: reorientation back to Tufts; “reverse culture shock”; career planning/job-search strategies that draw on your new global skill set; navigating identity following study abroad. Join us for a useful and fun program!

Feb 5, 2020

Tufts Global Education would like to invite you to the 2nd Annual STEM Study Abroad Fair!

STEM students can study abroad too!
Join us on February 5th in the SEC Atrium from 11:30am-2pm.
Learn about opportunities for a summer, semester, or academic year overseas from study abroad providers.
We will have representatives from IFSA Butler, NYU, Arcadia University, CIEE, IES and many more!
Questions? Contact Tufts Global Education at globaleducation@tufts.edu.

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News & Announcements

Join Our Herd: Apply to be an RA!

The Office of Residential Life and Learning (ORLL) wants you to join our herd! Next academic year is an exciting time for our residential communities, as we will debuting our new Resident Assistant (RA) Position in all residential areas. RAs will be responsible for building community, supporting residents, and serving as role models to their peers. Each RA will receive a housing credit to cover the cost of their room and be part of a dynamic team of student leaders.

Applications are due on January 31!

Want to learn more? Visit go.tufts.edu/joinourherd.

Join Our Herd!

We have a new guide on the LGBTQ+ experience abroad!

Check out our newly-updated guide, which is now part of our 'Cultural and Social Identity Resources' page!

Try our NEW Parent Resource Center

Are you a parent or family member of a current undergraduate with a question about student resources, processes, or policies at Tufts? We've collected a number of frequently asked questions in our new Parent Resource Center, along with links to common resources. Check it out!

Try our new Parent Resource Center

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Why Study Abroad?

  • Earn academic credit while examining your field from a different perspective
  • Gain independence, adaptability, problem-solving skills, resourcefulness, and self-reliance
  • Develop a global mindset and linguistic and intercultural competencies

Where Do I Begin


Diversity and Identity Abroad

We encourage students from all backgrounds to consider study abroad. We understand that there can be academic, cultural, and financial challenges to studying abroad, and your own experience will be both rewarding and challenging in unique ways. Find more resources.